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Obj. ID: 24615
Jewish Architecture
  New Synagogue in Genoa, Italy

© Sergey Kravtsov, Photographer: Kravtsov, Sergey, 2019

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Name/Title
New Synagogue in Genoa | Unknown
Object Detail
Monument Setting
Unknown
Date
1935
Synagogue active dates
Reconstruction dates
Artist/ Maker
Morandi, Francesco (architect)
Luzzati, Emanuele (artist, 1921-2007)
(Unknown)
{"1385":"Emanuele Luzzati (3 June 1921 \u2013 26 January 2007) was born in Genoa to a Jewish father. He was an Italian painter, production designer, illustrator, film director and animator. Luzzati was nominated for Academy Awards for two of his short films, La gazza ladra (The Thieving Magpie) (1965) and Pulcinella (1973). He provided designs for the London Festival Ballet, the Chicago Opera House, the Vienna Staatsoper and the Glyndebourne Festiva, including several Mozart productions and Verdi's Macbeth produced by Michael Hadjimischev in 1972. In addition to his stage designs, Luzzati was also admired for his achievements as a book illustrator."}
Origin
Historical Origin
Unknown
Community type
Italian
| Sephardi
Congregation
Location
Italy | Liguria | Genoa
| Via Bertora 6
Site
Unknown
School/Style
Period
Unknown
Period Detail
Collection
Unknown |
Documentation / Research project
Unknown
Material/Technique
Material Stucture
Material Decoration
Material Bonding
Material Inscription
Material Additions
Material Cloth
Material Lining
Tesserae Arrangement
Density
Colors
Construction material
Concrete
Measurements
Height
Length
Width
Depth
Circumference
Thickness
Diameter
Weight
Axis
Panel Measurements
Iconographical Subject
Condition
Extant
Documented by CJA
Surveyed by CJA
Present Usage
Office building
Present Usage Details
Condition of Building Fabric
B (Fair)
Architectural Significance type
Historical significance: Event/Period
Historical significance: Collective Memory/Folklore
Historical significance: Person
Architectural Significance: Style
Architectural Significance: Artistic Decoration
Urban significance
Significance Rating
3 (National)
Languages of inscription
Unknown
Type of grave
Unknown
0
Ornamentation
Custom
Contents
Codicology
Scribes
Script
Number of Lines
Ruling
Pricking
Quires
Catchwords
Hebrew Numeration
Blank Leaves
Direction/Location
Façade (main)
Endivances
Location of Torah Ark
Location of Apse
Location of Niche
Location of Reader's Desk
Location of Platform
Temp: Architecture Axis
Arrangement of Seats
Location of Women's Section
Direction Prayer
Direction Toward Jerusalem
Coin
Coin Series
Coin Ruler
Coin Year
Denomination
Signature
Colophon
Scribal Notes
Watermark
Hallmark
Group
Group
Group
Group
Group
Trade Mark
Binding
Decoration Program
Summary and Remarks

1. In the basement level are premises for lectures, the community offices, the mikveh, and a small prayer room for everyday use. The second floor houses a museum. 

2. In the small room there are furnishings from the 18th century from the Malapaga synagogue.  

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History/Provenance
Main Surveys & Excavations
Bibliography
Yaakov Pinkerfeld, Batei-ha-kneset be-italiya mitkufat ha-renesans 'ad yameinu: perek be-toldot ha-adrikhalut ha-yehudit (Jerusalem, 1954), p. 46

Sacerdoti, Annie. The Guide to Jewish Italy, photographs by Alberto Jona Falco (Venice, 2008)
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Computer Reconstruction
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